Newtown students started classes yesterday. Student in New Fairfield and New Milford are back in school today.
Most Greater Danbury area districts start tomorrow. The first day of school in Brookfield, Danbury, Redding and Region 9 is Wednesday.
Danbury School officials plan a study of facility needs to account for a continued growing enrollment. An equity and access study to increase student achievement will also get underway this year. After years of asking for repairs, a new Danbury high school track will be unveiled.
More school districts in the Greater Danbury area are starting classes Thursday. Region 12 students are back in school, including those attending the Agriscience Academy at Shepaug Valley High School. Ridgefield students are also back in class. There are new drinking fountains in all of the schools.
The last district to go back to class is Bethel. Students return after Labor Day, on September 3rd. This allows an extended window for construction at Rockwell and Johnson schools, which are being renovated.